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UPDATE: Final Arrest Made in Christmas Homicide

Eunice, LA- Kagon Serie, 29, of S Soileau Street, Ville Platte, was arrested on a warrant for the Eunice Police Department Friday, January 22.

Posted: Jan 21, 2021 9:53 AM
Updated: Jan 22, 2021 1:34 PM

UPDATE 1/22/2021 1:30PM: Final Arrest Made in Christmas Homicide

Eunice, LA- Kagon Serie, 29, of S Soileau Street, Ville Platte, was arrested on a warrant for the Eunice Police Department Friday, January 22. He was arrested at his home by the Ville Platte Police Department. This is the third and final arrest in the investigation of the Christmas morning homicide on Corn Ave., in Eunice. At 2:46 A.M. on Christmas Morning, Eunice Police Responded to a shooting in the 400 Block of Corn Ave. Upon arrival officers found the victim lying on the ground in the front yard of the residence. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was 41 year old Tommy Williams of Vile Platte. Arrested previously in this case was Clifford Isaiah Campbell, 20, of S. Beulah Street, Eunice who was charged with Second Degree Murder and Laura Ann Williams, 46, of Corn Ave, Eunice, who was charged with Obstruction of Justice. Serie, according to investigators, drove the victim to Eunice on the evening of the shooting. An altercation erupted and the victim asked Serie to take him back to Ville Platte. Serie refused claiming to be impaired. The
argument escalated and it is alleged Serie handed the weapon to Campbell, who shot the victim. Serie took the gun from Campbell after the shooting and removed it from the scene. Serie is charged as a Principle to Second Degree Murder and Obstruction of Justice. He will be transferred to the St. Landry Parish Jail later today. According to Ville Platte Police, Serie did resist officers executing the arrest warrant.


Eunice, LA- Laura Ann Williams, 46, of Corn Street, Eunice, LA was arrested Friday, January 15, 2021 for her involvement in the Christmas Morning homicide that occurred at her residence on Corn St. She was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on a charge of Obstruction of Justice. At 2:46 A.M. on Christmas Morning, Eunice Police Responded to a shooting in the 400 Block of Corn Street. Upon arrival officers found the victim lying on the ground in the front yard of the residence. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was 41 year old Tommy Williams of Vile Platte. Arrested previously in this case was Clifford Isaiah Campbell, 20, of S. Beulah Street, Eunice. He was charged with Second Degree Murder. According to Chief of Police Randy Fontenot, other arrests are forthcoming in this case as the investigation continues.

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